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"Historical Women Interpreting Scripture through Music and the Arts."

updated: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:52pm
RECOVERING FEMALE INTERPRETERS OF THE BIBLE: Society of Biblical Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

We seek papers on the following topics 1)"Historical Women Interpreting Scripture through Music and the Arts." Through the ages, countless women interpreted scripture through their creation of hymns, poetry, literature, painting, textiles, and other artistic works. We invite papers on historical women (active prior to World War I) who interpreted the Bible through artistic activity. Papers should include significant attention to the historical figures’ work as biblical interpreters, with attention to specific works created by these artists and writers from Jewish, Christian, and other religious traditions.

"Race, Slavery, and Social Justice in Biblical Interpretation by Historical Women

updated: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:51pm
RECOVERING FEMALE INTERPRETERS OF THE BIBLE: Society of Biblical Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Call For Papers: We seek paper proposals on the following topics: 1) "Race, Slavery, and Social Justice in Biblical Interpretation by Historical Women: Papers Commemorating Maria Stewart." Inspired by the Boston setting of the 2020 Annual Meeting, this program unit remembers the work of Boston orator and essayist Maria W. Miller Stewart (1803-1879), the first recorded African American female political writer. We invite papers on Maria Stewart, as well as other historical women (active prior to World War I) who interpreted the Bible to promote social justice by confronting racism, slavery, and sexism. Papers should include significant attention to the historical figures’ work as biblical interpreters and their approach to scripture.

Political Demonologies: Race, Gender, and Coloniality in a Postsecular Age

updated: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:45pm
University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Political Demonologies

Race, Gender, and Coloniality in a Postsecular Age

 

May 15–16, 2020, University College Dublin, Ireland

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers 

C. Heike Schotten (University of Massachusetts, Boston) 

Selamawit D. Terrefe (Tulane University) 

RMMLA Literature & Religion **Deadline Extended**

updated: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:48pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS 2020

LITERATURE & RELIGION SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: 08-10 October 2020

Boulder, CO (Colorado)

 

New Animism: Creativity and Critique (University of Leeds, 18–20 June 2020)

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:04pm
Dominic O'Key and Sam Durrant, University of Leeds
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

New Animism: Creativity and Critique  

A Symposium at the University of Leeds, 18–20 June 2020 

 

Keynote Speakers 

Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen) 

Christopher Bracken (University of Alberta) 

 

MEDIATIONS ⇌ MEDITATIONS Brown University German Department Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:21pm
Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Date: April 10, 2020 to April 12, 2020

Location: Brown University, Providence, United States

Subject Fields: German History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Anthropology, Political Sciences, Modern Culture and Media Studies, Religious Studies, Contemplative Studies

Keynote Speaker: Eduardo Cadava (Princeton)

 

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"Objects" and "Medieval Empires" - CLCS Medieval MLA 2021 (Toronto)

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:55pm
Shirin A. Khanmohamadi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Please check out these CFPs for MLA 2021 in Toronto, sponsored by the CLCS Medieval Forum ObjectsHow do objects circulating within and around premodern literary texts reframe or intervene in traditional (national or imperial) literary histories or unearth new “global” literary histories? 250-word abstracts to Shirin Khanmohamadi (shirin1@sfsu.ed) by March 15. Medieval EmpiresWhat is a medieval empire? Extending the debate beyond the controversies of statehood in Europe, the panel considers non-European empires of the medieval world, imaginary or real, isolated or in contact with Europe. 250-word abstracts to Amy Vines (anvines@uncg.edu) by March 15.

 

 

250 Years of Sir Walter Scott

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:58pm
Dr. Jeff S. Dailey/Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

2020 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Sir Walter Scott, a writer whose creativity affected the worlds of poetry and prose for generations.  He also played an important role in the study of government, justice, and historiography.  His writings was a primary source of operatic librettin in the 19th century, and his impact on the worlds of music, art, theatre, and jurisprudence lasted well into the 20th century.  In recent years, there has been a revival of interest in his work, and his birthday willl draw further attention to the creations of this polymath.

Heaven and Nature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 10:35am
Christian Literary Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Virtual conference on Saturday 7 November, 2020
at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, with Zoom.

Humankind has ever been impressed by, and formed by, the natural world. The world’s beginning and end are a subject in numerous narratives. Ecocriticism addresses large scale concerns about anthropocene changes. In literary tradition there is a multiplicity of understandings, while Biblical religion has stated that God made both heaven and earth. 

Papers, which are also offered for publication as articles in The Glass, and eventually on the CLSG website, will have a reading time of about 20 minutes. The CLSG interest is in exploring Christian and Biblical themes in Literature.

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